Gujarat government’s five incentive schemes for manufacturing sector

The schemes aim to increase the contribution of the state’s manufacturing sector to GSDP from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2017 By EB Bureau Monday, December 16, 2013: In an attempt to boost the manufacturing sector in the state, the Gujarat government has announced five incentive schemes to raise the sector’s contribution to [...]

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States market ESDM policies to attract investors

States that have come up with their electronics and IT policies are now vying with each other to woo investors. Let’s compare their policies and find out what benefits they offer to investors By Srabani Sen Saturday, September 07, 2013: Along with the Union government’s efforts to promote manufacturing of electronics hardware in India, states [...]

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Odisha Targets Top 10 IT/ITES & 5 ESDM Companies By 2020 In The Proposed ICT Policy

In a bid to catch up with other states with lucrative IT/ICT policies to promote investment in IT and ESDM sectors, the proposed policy that is in the final stage of getting formulated doles out subsidy sops and incentives for IT parks. Wednesday, 07 August, 2013: The new Information & Communication Policy for the state [...]

West Bengal State Policies

West Bengal Policy on Information and Communication Technology, 2012 West Bengal was a late starter in this sector and presently it contributes only about 2.6% of India’s software turnover, providing employment to an estimated 1,00,000 persons, concentrated in the Kolkata metropolitan area. In Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector too, the position of West [...]

Jammu & Kashmir State Policies

Jammu & Kashmir Industrial Policy, 2004-2015 The Industrial Policy, approved by the government of J&K in January 2004, shall remain in effect till March 2015 with a view to give stability and consistency to the policy. It emphasizes on the need to promote local employment in industrial units of the state, while acknowledging that specific [...]

Jharkhand Industrial Policy, 2012

The Jharkhand government brought the new Industrial Policy in June 2012, first after its previous industrial policy in 2001. However the effective date of applicability of incentives and other provisions begins from 1.04.2011 till 31.03.2016. The policy, with a renewed focus on electronics and IT industry this time, acknowledges that hardly anything was achieved in [...]

Rajasthan State Policies

Rajasthan Industrial & Investment Promotion Policy, 2010 The Government of Rajasthan announced the launch of a new Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy while presenting the budget 2009-2010. The broad outlook of the new policy not only focuses on industrial investments but has also aimed at encouraging investment in service sector. The highlights of the Policy [...]

Chhattisgarh Industrial Policy, 2009-14

The state’s comparative advantage as listed in the policy document are: Abundant natural and mineral resources; Availability of critical infrastructure and surplus power; Strategic location, equal proximity to western, southern and eastern region markets; and, Factors of production-low cost of land, and peaceful industrial workforce. Instead of providing small incentives, the government will concentrate on [...]

Delhi Industrial Policy, 2010-21

The Industrial Policy for Delhi approved in January 2010, the first comprehensive policy after 1982, pledges to promote hi-tech, knowledge-based and IT-based industries. It announces that the aim of the policy is to make Delhi a hub of “clean, high-technology and skilled economic activities by 2021’’. However, the policy does not have as much fiscal [...]

Industrial and Investment Policy, Haryana-2011

With a splendid economic growth, one of the highest per capita income index, sound industrial infrastructure, strong manufacturing base, advanced agriculture sector and vibrant service sector, Haryana is among the highly economically developed and industrialised States of India. The State has its manufacturing stronghold particularly in sectors like automobile & auto components, light engineering goods, [...]